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Accessible and inclusive nature parks of British Columbia

The Provincial Government has a mandate to create all new parks to fit the description of being accessible and inclusive nature parks. Perhaps you were looking for a travel blog documenting a trip through the parks in Northern BC, recently developed to be inclusive beyond the universal design of the parks to include accessibility in over 50% of the park to allow inclusive visiting. Perhaps you were looking for user information on a good accessible fishing spot in BC. In that case, this is not that post or blog site. The parks as mentioned above are lacking in transportation from any community to the park. Well, yes, you have a vehicle. One that fits your personal and perhaps unique needs, and once a blogger demonstrates the recreational venue’s accessible worth, you can and will visit. What about those who do not have that access? You most likely won’t take that person on a trip to the park, when the person wants to go. Yeah, my problem. You don’t know me beyond this website. How do I go to any of these parks, with my mobility device? I can’t use the expensive fishing gear I own… Perhaps that’s you too. Another challenge just arrived in my mind. How do we get back home, if a ride there is secured?

A trail marker indicating access standards of the trail through a park. This sign tells us there are diverse standards in the park, likely identified with unique markers in spots more challenging.

We have a few of those parks within our region in Northern British Columbia. The Ancient Forest, the Great West Life Mobility Trail. There’s a few more in the works, BC Parks has way more information on these parks. Yes they need donations to keep improving. Inclusion is a goal that is sustainable. It includes you, among the collective of humans living. It even includes me, with you. But you still won’t take me in your private vehicle. That means to travel is not a shared inclusive space, except to your personal needs. No mention of the time involved between park and starting point and to leave to return, when needed. It’s not just parkland and developed fishing holes, in nature. Public tourism venues such as Hubbell Homestead, Barkerville, and more scattered across the province were made with access in the design. Still no way for those living a pedestrian life, or most in the cycle world on bikes to access. A walk or roll in nature, for anyone, is more beneficial than a team of therapists

An accessible trail only has to be smooth and packed tight. Avoid loose gravel on the paths. A very mentally stabilizing stroll and roll through a park

Recently the BC Government (BC Transit) took over the accessible point-to-point, provincial transportation system called HandyDART. It only covers within a community’s boundary. The model of community support only allows community members, who must be registered, to access in town locations. In Prince George, where it started with the Carefree Transportation Society, they are looking for a new direction to travel. They formerly managed the HandyDART fleet in Prince George, since before it started over 50 years ago. While that happened, and BC Transit transited the switch in leadership, the established society discussed closure and how that would look. That was not in the plans. They looked for niches to fill next, in local inclusive travel. That was the direction they wanted to travel, keeping transportation, accessibility and inclusion in the vision. There are a few. They discussed the lack of ‘inclusive’ travel to these parks and more, looking for a new direction. Could they fill this niche in BC Parks plan to bring inclusion to these parks? Stay tuned. More to come.


Access to your future begins with a credit score

Are you facing around a $100,000 or larger debt? Collection agents calling every 10 days, waking you up? You change your number, no effect. Volunteer at an organization while homeless and answer the phone to hear them unexpectedly. It feels hopeless. They are relentless. Wages garnisheed in some cases. On schedule, they follow the anti-harassment rules of collection. Is there any hope beyond bankruptcy or death (but that leaves the debt to your family…)? Do you feel you can’t afford to die? Owe your soul to the company store? Suddenly, Tennessee Ernie Ford starts singing that tune in your ears! Darn earwigs… A fitting song for the thoughts, though. Enjoy.

Work your fingers to the bone, and what do you get? Another year older and deeper in Debit… Bony fingers, too!

If you’re already in debt, not awaiting an inheritance or any lump sum in the future, perhaps bankruptcy is in your mind. You may be forced to free up investments and downsize costs before that. Houses? Can you remortgage? Could you pay down credit cards? Is the house safe in bankruptcy proceedings? What happens to my credit rating after bankruptcy? These are the thoughts of a troubled mind, that sometimes leads to a mental health diagnoses and thoughts so dark on how to pay off debit. Who else can be blamed for the debit you now carry? Do I need a lawyer?

Picture of a straw breaking a camel's back
The proverbial ‘straw that broke the camel’s back’. Is there anyone to blame for your debt other than you? Already in debit and the house needs repairs? You never win, it feels!!!

Credit cards are the beginning to a future, but they can always be the devil in some lives ending any hope of a future. Financial literacy should be taught in schools, starting basic in the elementary years. How can we learn Financial Literacy today? The first Credit Card we have unfortunately does not usually lead to the card holder’s success. Youth is so wasted on the young, but wasn’t that fun? If only we had credit alerts and bank accounts we could see 24 7 thanks to apps on our devices. Apps like Borrowell, CreditKarma, ClearScore to name a few. Your credit history and score is very important to see as you try to repair it. They do write of some non bank credit cards after about 7 years of collectors hounding the person, but Revenue Canada is relentless if you try to hide from that. It brings daily very high interest rates on that debit if you owe. Before the preceding paragraph is considered, here are some tips to try to pay down your Credit Cards that hopefully work in Canada too. Just by paying rent it can bring up your credit rating if you do not already have a card or going through after bankruptcy. I hope for Canada’s sake, today’s youth is better prepared for the responsible use of credit and the value of a dollar. It could have an effect on current unhomed rates.


Drinking Bird gadget future power generator?

As a youth, the drinking bird gadget fascinated most of us. The bobbing head with its rocking motion taught us about some early physics. It also kept us amused, as our parents needed adult time. This bird made kids ask a lot of questions and came up with many irrational reasons the bird would drop down, appear to drink for a few milliseconds, then return to standing, to do it all over again and again. How did it do that? We did not learn until we got to school and the grades progressed to learn about chemical reactions and temperature differences.

Available at Amazon, the infamous 'drinking bird' toy...
Purchase your own and incorporate the components to power a toaster or other low-voltage device, or simply smoke a few and be fascinated for hours!

It happened for a few generations, parents and older children were entertained and younger kids were inquisitive. Generations inspired to learn by asking questions. Some enterprising youths figured the perpetual motion effect of the toy could become a power generator. It isn’t considered perpetual as one answer to learn. It just has that effect. They experimented and yes, the small toy could produce a limited charge by adding components. Not much, but more than it needed to run. The experiments went on in diverse universities in Canada and the USA. Lots of diverse power creators were tested, rediscovered perhaps.

The Drinking bird could be considered a perpetual machine, but you’d be wrong! Did you learn why?

Now someone in the USA has been marketing a modern form of the bird, one which is designed to produce enough power to be noticed by a grid. It creates a small charge, enough to power a reading lamp or toaster or any single use low voltage product you might think of, an FM Radio perhaps during a civic local emergency. Do you know why the AM radio was abandoned? It ended around the time Air TV went the way of the Dodo Bird. It may be a small charge from the modified drinking bird, but it’s steady and could feed a battery.

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How does a person create a Biofuel station?

I’m sitting here in Northern British Columbia watching the news about increasing fuel costs. I listen to the sound of vehicles on the main artery road in my city. Electric and hybrid vehicles are much better for residences along these roads and highways. Quieter. An ICE (or Internal Combustion Engine) stands out. As the news plays out, I imagine the lives of the people behind the wheels I hear. Emergency vehicles just passed. An ICE. Well, it could’ve been a hybrid, using ICE, but I doubt that. The government will take a little longer to upgrade emergency vehicles. Electric in a different life could have feelings of relief, not being a slave to that pump. Hybrid vehicles visit the pump less.

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Now on a Canadian server

Thanks to Shift Creative, a Prince George web design service is now hosted and not costing me that US exchange rate. This site isn’t making me any money, but it still remains. It will, in the future, be more than entertainment. I highly recommend the services of Shift Creative!

Well, it will get more posts. For the first time since I installed this WordPress App on my Android device, this host has connected with no issues. I can post as I travel. I’ll do this as I travel on Ebus to Kamloops in a few days. This bus might provide wireless internet and charging, I hope.

Me, 2023, before I go, lol.

Yes, you’ll get some photos. Ebus is a fairly new service connecting Prince George to Kamloops. It is the first intercity service to run that route since the departure of Greyhound in 2018. Thank you for following this site all these years! Stay tuned as I walknroll around Prince George after visiting our sister city. More to come!



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Hello world!

Hi.  This is the very first post I am putting on my new server,  I have this one for 3 years, starting during the Pandemic in September 2020.  I still have a base of operations in Prince George BC Canada and now have a Canadian web host!  The editor I am using is the classic editor in WordPress.  That ‘Gutenberg‘ editor is confusing but I’m sure if I used it, I would get used to it.  Meh.  Do you publish in WordPress?  On a domain you own like I do or at the ‘’ free editor?  What are your thoughts on that editor?  Comment below or on the facebook post I hope autoposts.

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What will this site be?  I’ve yet to find an affiliate market for my new server, but as soon as I do, I’ll be encouraging you to buy a 3 year website c/w domain.  Hmmm.  OK you’ll have to purchase through above for a bit.  This will turn from ‘http’ to https’ very soon.  Perhaps tomorrow’s project.  Meh, tomorrow never comes.  It will be done soon.  No time like now eh?  Hurry up and wait on my personal projects.  For you non-technical people, it simply means any links here will have to be changed when I do change to https, this site becomes more secure for your safety here as well as mine.  Minor unless breached, fast fixed.  Till I find an affiliate, check out the server with the link above and perhaps I can make a few bucks in my future with out using PayPal’s ‘Pay Me’ link.  That link has also been my attempt to educate you on how to get 1,000,000 people to send you a dollar on many posts at Facebook and here in my blogs…  Give me a buck and I’ll tell you.  So far I’ve helped 130 people!  So far, I’ve justified my ‘Info’ title a few times with SSL awareness for the website, how a website makes its first coin without that PayPal grab tool and a paid offer sure to net 1,000,000 dollars into your Paypal account.  Will you be next?  Only a dollar to find out!  Thank you in advance.  Anyway, new posts will be regular I hope a diverse collection of thoughts and intelligences. Stay tuned!

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